NASDAQ:PLUG - Plug Power Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$1.2250 -0.08 (-6.13 %)
(As of 12/18/2018 12:18 PM ET)
Previous Close$1.31
Today's Range$1.1850 - $1.3337
52-Week Range$1.28 - $2.48
Volume2.09 million shs
Average Volume1.69 million shs
Market Capitalization$319.74 million
P/E Ratio-2.04
Dividend YieldN/A
Plug Power Inc., an alternative energy technology provider, engages in the design, development, commercialization, and manufacture of hydrogen and fuel cell systems for the material handling and stationary power markets primarily in North America and Europe. It focuses on proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell and fuel processing technologies, fuel cell/battery hybrid technologies, and related hydrogen storage and dispensing infrastructure. The company offers GenDrive, a hydrogen fueled PEM fuel cell system that provides power to material handling electric vehicles; GenFuel, a hydrogen fueling delivery, generation, storage, and dispensing systems; GenCare, which is an ongoing maintenance program for GenDrive fuel cells, GenSure products, GenFuel products, and ProGen engines; and GenSure, a stationary fuel cell solution that provides scalable modular PEM fuel cell power to support the backup and grid-support power requirements of the telecommunications, transportation, and utility sectors. It also provides GenKey, a turn-key solution for transitioning to fuel cell power; ProGen, a fuel cell stack and engine technology that is used in mobility and stationary fuel cell systems, and as engines in electric delivery vans; and GenFund, which offers financing solutions to customers. The company offers its products to distribution and manufacturing businesses, and government agencies through direct product sales force, original equipment manufacturers, and dealer networks. Plug Power Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Latham, New York.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Electrical industrial apparatus
SectorIndustrial Products
Current SymbolNASDAQ:PLUG
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio10.93
Current Ratio1.06
Quick Ratio0.60


Trailing P/E Ratio-2.04
Forward P/E Ratio-3.71
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$103.26 million
Price / Sales2.77
Cash FlowN/A
Price / Cash FlowN/A
Book Value$0.32 per share
Price / Book3.83


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.60)
Net Income$-127,080,000.00
Net Margins-52.31%
Return on Equity-170.62%
Return on Assets-23.98%


Outstanding Shares233,390,000
Market Cap$319.74 million

Plug Power (NASDAQ:PLUG) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Plug Power's stock symbol?

Plug Power trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PLUG."

How were Plug Power's earnings last quarter?

Plug Power Inc (NASDAQ:PLUG) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 8th. The electronics maker reported ($0.07) EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.08) by $0.01. The electronics maker had revenue of $55.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $50.44 million. Plug Power had a negative net margin of 52.31% and a negative return on equity of 170.62%. Plug Power's revenue was down 10.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted ($0.06) EPS. View Plug Power's Earnings History.

When is Plug Power's next earnings date?

Plug Power is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Plug Power.

What guidance has Plug Power issued on next quarter's earnings?

Plug Power issued an update on its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 16th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $175-190 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $169.5 million.

What price target have analysts set for PLUG?

6 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Plug Power's shares. Their forecasts range from $2.50 to $5.00. On average, they expect Plug Power's stock price to reach $3.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 184.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Plug Power.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Plug Power?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Plug Power in the last year. There are currently 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Plug Power.

Has Plug Power been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about PLUG stock have trended negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Plug Power earned a daily sentiment score of -2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the electronics maker a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

Are investors shorting Plug Power?

Plug Power saw a increase in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 34,260,677 shares, an increase of 1.3% from the November 15th total of 33,805,741 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,362,326 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 25.1 days. Currently, 14.9% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Plug Power's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Plug Power's key competitors?

Who are Plug Power's key executives?

Plug Power's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. George C. McNamee, Co-Founder & Chairman (Age 71)
  • Mr. Andrew J. Marsh, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 62)
  • Mr. Paul B. Middleton, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 51)
  • Mr. Keith C. Schmid, Sr. VP & COO (Age 55)
  • Mr. Gerard L. Conway Jr., Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 53)

Who are Plug Power's major shareholders?

Plug Power's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.86%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.48%), Vanguard Group Inc (4.48%), State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (2.14%), Morgan Stanley (0.77%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.39%). Company insiders that own Plug Power stock include George C Mcnamee, Gerard L Conway Jr, Gregory B Graves and Liquide Investissements D' Air. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Plug Power.

Which major investors are selling Plug Power stock?

PLUG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse AG, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC and NJ State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan. Company insiders that have sold Plug Power company stock in the last year include Gerard L Conway Jr and Gregory B Graves. View Insider Buying and Selling for Plug Power.

Which major investors are buying Plug Power stock?

PLUG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., BlackRock Inc., State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Alps Advisors Inc. and Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Plug Power.

How do I buy shares of Plug Power?

Shares of PLUG can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Plug Power's stock price today?

One share of PLUG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $1.23.

How big of a company is Plug Power?

Plug Power has a market capitalization of $319.74 million and generates $103.26 million in revenue each year. The electronics maker earns $-127,080,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.60) on an earnings per share basis. Plug Power employs 644 workers across the globe.

What is Plug Power's official website?

The official website for Plug Power is

How can I contact Plug Power?

Plug Power's mailing address is 968 ALBANY-SHAKER ROAD, LATHAM NY, 12110. The electronics maker can be reached via phone at 518-782-7700 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Plug Power (NASDAQ PLUG)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  385 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  295 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  680
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Plug Power and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PLUG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PLUG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/18/2018 by Staff

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